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Jul 1, 2012 11:00am EDT
political disaster. without roberts, a george w. bush appointee himself, the landmark obama accomplishment would have been struck down by the court's conservatives. and the president's opponents would have been handed a battering ram for the coming campaign. any observer could see that a weight had been lifted off the president's shoulders. >> whatever the politics, today's decision was a victory for people all over this country whose lives will be more secure because of this law and the supreme court's decision to uphold it. >> what an unusual pairing. barack obama, the liberal president, progressive president, and chief justice john roberts. they will be joined together in history. >> yeah. and i think you couldn't see this coming. because if you go back to the oral argument, it sure did seem like a majority. court was not prepared to uphold the law. and now we know why. because a majority. court also said that the government's central theory, which you could do this under the commerce clause, was not constitutional. instead, it was the government's fallback that satched the day. and dur
Jul 13, 2012 4:30am EDT
policy crisis. romney called cheney a great american leader but did not mention former president george w. bush. >>> penn state is critical of facts instead of protecting young boys. that is the scathing conclusion of an eight-month inquiry into the school of handing of the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal. >> reporter: former fbi director louis freeh said it was fear of bad publicity which kept penn state leaders including coach paterno from revealing details to law enforcement and the public about jerry sandusky's contact with young boys. >> the most but powerful man at penn state spent 14 years. >> reporter: they pored over 3 million documents some that showed that paterno contrary to his grand jury testimony did know about a 1998 police investigation into sandusky's contact with a young boy in the penn state locker room shower. freeh blasted former president spanier, athletic director tim curley and schultz for their actions. >> nobody even spoke to sandusky, not one of those four persons, including the coach who was a few steps away from his office. there's no indication anybody spok
Jul 6, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. >>> today is former president george w. bush's 66th birthday and during a trip this week to africa, at a home for children in need, he got a pretty special birthday gift. the kids serenaded him. ♪ happy birthday to you >> the bushes were in africa to promote work regarding breast and cervical cancer and are on their way home tonight. this is also nancy reagan's 91st birthday and yesterday she attended her first public event since a fall in may when she broke several ribs. she helped inaugurate a new exhibit from the walt disney archives at the reagan library. as you can see, mickey and mini mouse showed up for the occasion. we're told they did their own rendition of "happy birthday." >>> up next, four women on a remarkable road trip making a difference. out with my friends. i have a great fit with my dentures. i love kiwis. i've always had that issue with the seeds getting under my denture. super poligrip free -- it creates a seal of the dentures in my mouth. even well-fitting dentures let in food particles. super poligrip is zinc free. with just a few dabs, it's clinically prove
Jul 18, 2012 6:30pm EDT
comments from former president george w. bush. he doesn't give many interviews and in an interview with the institute, he says why. he said he wants to fade from public view and public life as much as it is possible for any former president. >> but i really don't want to be in the public eye anymore. and i feel a certain sense of liberation not being out there. >> you like it better. >> i really do. eight years was awesome. and i was famous and i was powerful but i have no desire for fame and power anymore. >> the form he president said part of his motivation in wanting to fade from the scene is not to be seen trying to interfere in any way the current president. >>> a warming atlantic ocean has taken its toll again on one of greenland's giant glaciers. a piece twice the size of the island of manhattan has broken free. scientists have been watching a crack in the glacier for years. nasa took a satellite photo as it started to break off days ago. two years ago a piece twice the size of this one broke off. scientists will be watching carefully again to see if this is the end of it fo
Jul 1, 2012 10:00am EDT
people in our country, as was the case under president george w. bush, that that did not create jobs, it just increased the deficit, took us to the brink of a recession, and that's not the way to go. but that's the same that the republicans are presenting now. the president is talking about growth. he's talking about fiscal responsibility. we need revenue. we need cuts. we need growth to create jobs. and i have every confidence that the president out there -- he already has made a tremendous difference. but you cannot assume that the public knows when there's this barrage of endless money. that's why i say money has to be taken out -- endless money making misrepresentations on the campaign trail. >> high drama this week with the contempt vote for the attorney general. you and others have walked out as this vote was taking place. >> yeah. >> you actually suggested there's some conspiracy among republicans because he's challenging some of the voting rights act laws around the country that they went after him on the contempt vote. what do you have as a fact? >> i don't say it's a conspi
Jul 4, 2012 12:35am EDT
in back in time to find that guy that played george w. bush "men in black 3" coming out may 25th in the year 2012 ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> really hot peanuts! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: immediately after -- >> yeah. >> jimmy: immediately after that performance, our grandfathers were both institutionalized. >> yeah. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah. >> they were really misunderstood geniuses. [ light laughter ] you know? >> jimmy: this is a great look for both of them. >> yes. you know, it's crazy how we punish genius. >> jimmy: it is crazy. you guys, will smith, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] "men in black 3" is in imax 3-d and theaters everywhere tomorrow! we'll be right back with bill paxton! come on back! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ...we had to go further, and rereinvent the suv.scape... with an innovative foot-activated rear lift gate... technology that can recognize your voice, and the best highway fuel efficiency in its class, up to 33 mpg. because we wanted to reinvent the suv, we had to invent... this. the all-new escape, from ford
Jul 17, 2012 7:00am EDT
president george w. bush. >>> also, 6-year-old suri cruise, we've seen her out and about with her mother katie holmes. has she become an unwitting pawn in a public relations campaign. should the press back off? that's one thing to discuss with "today's" professionals. >>> later we'll show you what happened when president obama and the first lady ended up on the dreaded kiss cam not once but twice last night at an exhibition basketball game. yes, they finally did kiss. >> one of the most embarrassing moments you could ever have. let's begin with a story a lot of people are talking about this morning. the sewing needles found in u.s. flights from amsterdam resulted in at least one injury. correspondent pete williams has the latest on that. hi, pete. >> reporter: matt, hi. this is a strange and disturbing discovery. ordinary sewing needles like this one found in five turkey sandwiches on a delta flight sunday. fortunately no one was seriously hurt. all the flights were delta, amsterdam to thee u.s. cities, minneapolis, seattle, two to atlanta. four discovered by passengers, a fifth by a fed
Jul 29, 2012 6:30pm EDT
george h.w. bush. he said he was a good president. he said he was never called a wimp before and doesn't lose any sleep over the criticism. brian? >> peter alexander traveling in jerusalem. thanks. >>> former vice president dick cheney said it was a mistake for senator john mccain to pick then alaska sarah palin as his running mate back in '08. he said she just want ready to take over the top job, a bottom line qualification for a v.p. selection. >> i like governor palin. i've met her. i know her. she's an attractive candidate, but based on her background, she'd only been governor for about two years. i don't think she passed that test. >> of being ready. >> of being ready to take ore. i think that was a mistake. >> governor -- former vice president cheney went on to say that the mccain campaign didn't handle the vetting process well, which is a perception the romney campaign is, of course, trying hard not to repeat. >>> now to syria where violence continued to intensify today in that country's largest city, aleppo. as we pointed out last night, this is a city larger than chicago, illi
Jul 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
face after eight years of george w. bush, who was not popular. it's mandatory for a presidential candidate to make these kind of tours. the big stop will be israel. we'll see a lot of governor romney in israel probably with bebe netanyahu, very close and prominent jewish fund-raisers who want to peel away the jewish vote from the democratic party. >> one thing we saw in our poll was that both candidates have high negative ratings. obviously the campaign is taking the toll with some voters. do you think the attacks on romney have been successful? do they hurt president obama where voters say he's likable? >> it's a double-edged sword. very senior republicans are very worried about the success of the obama campaign and the president himself defining governor romney. that's the last thing you want to do in american politics. on the other hand it probably has lowered the public estimation of president obama personally. they just don't like negative voting. a lot of this will change once the conventions get under way. we'll have a redefinition beginning in august. >> you reported some
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